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1 GODLY HOMES In an ungodly world (9) An ongoing study of the Home as God’s Word teaches.

2 The Role of the Husband I Do!

3 The Role of Husband  The role of husband the foundation of the home  It is only one part of his life  It takes priority over all other human relationships

4 The Role of Husband Why the role of husband is the priority  It has bearing on other relationships (children, extended family, friends, etc.)  Jobs, friends, etc. change  You will need your wife to support you in all your decisions  The damage neglect does within society

5 The Role of Husband Man of Steel and Velvet  Steel – he is a guide, protector and provider. Masculine, confident and contributor to society  Velvet – He is gentle, humble, understanding, personable & refined. Easy to love! Aubrey Andelin, © 1982

6 The Role of Husband Man of Steel and Velvet  The perfect example of a godly man - Jesus  The premise of the book was that godly husbands begin by being godly men

7 Godly Husbands Lead  He is the head of the house  A God given responsibility  Ephesians 5:23 1 Cor. 11:3 1 Tim. 3:5 – “Rule his own house” spoken of elders

8 Godly Husbands Lead  Why is he head of the household?  Unpopular in society  1 Tim. 2:11-15 – Adam formed first - Eve was deceived and sinned (first)

9 Godly Husbands Lead  This does NOT mean she is his slave or footstool. NOT a piece of property to be abused  Created as his helpmeet from his side – Gen. 2:18-24  1 Peter 3:7 - Honor his wife  Eph. 5:28-29 –love her as his own body (himself)

10 Godly Husbands Lead  They lead by example, cf. 1 Cor. 7:13-14  They lead by listening  1 Peter 3:7 dwell with her with understanding  He makes up his mind and acts in the best interest of his family  He takes responsibility

11 Godly Husbands Love Their Wives  Love is absolutely necessary in marriage  Eph. 5:25,  In Greek language, at least 4 different words translated love in English language – agape, storge, phileo & eros All 4 involved in marriage relationship

12 Godly Husbands Love Their Wives  1 Cor. 7:3-5 Render unto her “due affection”, i.e. the marriage bed. He is not to deprive her.  Col. 3:19, “Do not be bitter toward her.” Not hateful, abusive, of despising her

13 Godly Husbands Love Their Wives Keep the fire burning, even after the honeymoon is over - Go on dates - Little things - Remember your anniversary, her birthday, etc. - Praise her – Prov. 31:28-29

14 Let us Respect God’s Role for Us as We Fulfill Them


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